Charlestown man charged in murder-for-hire plot

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Posted on January 3, 2014 at 1:14 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 3 at 5:22 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. --  A Charlestown man was arrested in a murder for hire plot Thursday.

Charlestown police said the investigation into 23-year-old Kristopher Lee Washington began two weeks ago.

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An undercover narcotics agent developed the case against Washington after police said he allegedly tried to solicit someone in the apartment complex.

Officials said the intended target was related to a previous drug case that is still pending.

Police said the investigation is still ongoing.

Washington is charged with a conspiracy to commit murder, possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon, prohibited sale of a firearm to a convicted felon, maintaining a common nuisance, contributing to the delinquency of a Minor, dealing marijuana and possession of Marijuana.

 
 

 

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